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Contrasts Of Colombia BCO

Visiting: Colombia
Trip Duration 13 Days

Cultural trip around Colombia's highlights

Colombia is currently one of South America’s most exciting destinations, with a rich cultural heritage, many areas of outstanding natural beauty and a notoriously friendly and welcoming population. Join us in our discovery of the country that is ‘magical realism’ personified, through the colonial cities of Cartagena, Bogota and Popayan, the beautiful wax palms and coffee farms of Armenia, and the blossoming cultural hub of Medellin.

Tour Highlights

  • Cartagena - Explore Latin America's colonial gem on the Caribbean Coast
  • Coffee Region - Lush green landscapes with coffee plantations
  • Silvia Market - Travel back in time to this local market run entirely by the indigenous Guambiano people
  • Bogota - Visit its superb pre-Colombian gold museum and the historic streets of La Candelaria
  • Medellin - Discover innovative design and development in this diverse modern city


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Bogota

  • 2
    In Bogota; city tour. Visit to Paloquemao local market

  • 3
    Cable car up Monserrate; flight to Popayan

  • 4
    Visit Silvia local market and countryside haciendas

  • 5
    Drive from Popayan to Armenia via sugar cane mill

  • 6
    Full day exploring surrounding mountains and valleys

  • 7
    Full day visit to coffee farm

  • 8
    Fly to Medellin; explore on foot and by cable car

  • 9
    Full day trip to colourful Guatape town

  • 10
    Free morning in Medellin, fly to Cartagena and the Caribbean

  • 11
    In Cartagena; walking tour; optional trip to Colombia National Aviary

  • 12
    Free day; optional trip to the Rosario Islands

  • 13
    Trip ends in Cartagena

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Contrasts Of Colombia
Why Book this trip
This trip is one of the more comprehensive overviews of Colombian diversity. Not only do we visit the popular Caribbean coast and colonial Bogota, but we also contrast the modern city of Medellin with the indigenous Andean populations near Popayan.
Included meals 12 4 3
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Flight
12 nights Standard Hotel
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16